The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Reading with a requirement for SSH skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited SSH over the 3 months to 24 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Secure Shell (SSH)
Berkshire / Reading
Rank 45 78 74
Rank change year-on-year +33 -4  
Contract jobs citing SSH 18 5 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 2.69% 0.50% 0.31%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.24% 1.65% 1.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 2 2
Median daily rate £500 £508 £372
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.47% +36.60%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £414 £502 £337
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £514 £406
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £325 £388
% change year-on-year +46.15% -16.12%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £49.19 -

SSH is in the communications and computer networking skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Reading with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
Reading
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 147 303 200
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Reading 21.97% 30.06% 20.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 160 81
Median daily rate £450 £380 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.42% +12.59%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £288 £113
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £500 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £347
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.32%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 11 2
Median hourly rate £53.75 £63.00 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -14.68% +193.02%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £37.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year -39.18% +27.58%  

SSH
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Reading citing SSH as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

Job vacancy trend for SSH in Reading

SSH
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Reading

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing SSH in Reading.

Contractor daily rate trend for SSH in Reading

SSH
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SSH in Reading over the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SSH in Reading

SSH
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 24 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing SSH also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Reading region with a requirement for SSH.

1 24 (100.00%) Linux
1 24 (100.00%) Python
2 21 (87.50%) Java
2 21 (87.50%) JavaScript
2 21 (87.50%) Unix
2 21 (87.50%) Debian
2 21 (87.50%) Ubuntu
2 21 (87.50%) SC Cleared
2 21 (87.50%) Security Cleared
2 21 (87.50%) CentOS
2 21 (87.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 21 (87.50%) Git (software)
2 21 (87.50%) Bash Shell
2 21 (87.50%) SELinux
3 19 (79.17%) HTTP
3 19 (79.17%) Hadoop
3 19 (79.17%) Ansible
3 19 (79.17%) Linux Command Line
4 18 (75.00%) DevOps
4 18 (75.00%) Prototyping
5 16 (66.67%) TCP/IP
5 16 (66.67%) ICMP
6 11 (45.83%) Open Source
7 6 (25.00%) Open Source Development
8 5 (20.83%) Big Data
9 3 (12.50%) Public Cloud
9 3 (12.50%) Patch Management
9 3 (12.50%) Windows Server
9 3 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
9 3 (12.50%) Mentoring

SSH
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 3 (12.50%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (79.17%) HTTP
2 16 (66.67%) ICMP
2 16 (66.67%) TCP/IP
3 3 (12.50%) DNS
3 3 (12.50%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (79.17%) Hadoop
2 5 (20.83%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 21 (87.50%) Git (software)
Job Titles
1 20 (83.33%) Developer
2 10 (41.67%) DevOps Engineer
2 10 (41.67%) Java Developer
2 10 (41.67%) JavaScript Developer
2 10 (41.67%) Python Developer
3 9 (37.50%) Consultant
3 9 (37.50%) DevOps Consultant
3 9 (37.50%) Java Consultant
3 9 (37.50%) Java Engineer
3 9 (37.50%) JavaScript Engineer
4 7 (29.17%) Open Source Developer
5 4 (16.67%) Hadoop Consultant
5 4 (16.67%) Hadoop Developer
5 4 (16.67%) Hadoop Engineer
5 4 (16.67%) Java Hadoop Developer
6 2 (8.33%) Linux Developer
6 2 (8.33%) Linux/Unix DevOps
6 2 (8.33%) Open Source Engineer
7 1 (4.17%) AWS Engineer
7 1 (4.17%) Cloud Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (12.50%) CGI
1 3 (12.50%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 19 (79.17%) Linux Command Line
2 3 (12.50%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 24 (100.00%) Linux
2 21 (87.50%) CentOS
2 21 (87.50%) Debian
2 21 (87.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 21 (87.50%) Ubuntu
2 21 (87.50%) Unix
3 3 (12.50%) Windows
3 3 (12.50%) Windows Server
3 3 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (75.00%) DevOps
1 18 (75.00%) Prototyping
2 11 (45.83%) Open Source
3 6 (25.00%) Open Source Development
4 3 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (12.50%) Load Balancing
4 3 (12.50%) Mentoring
4 3 (12.50%) Patch Management
4 3 (12.50%) Problem Management
4 3 (12.50%) Product Management
4 3 (12.50%) Scrum
5 1 (4.17%) Cybersecurity
Programming Languages
1 24 (100.00%) Python
2 21 (87.50%) Bash Shell
2 21 (87.50%) Java
2 21 (87.50%) JavaScript
3 3 (12.50%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 21 (87.50%) SC Cleared
1 21 (87.50%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (12.50%) QA
System Software
1 3 (12.50%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 21 (87.50%) SELinux
2 19 (79.17%) Ansible
Vendors
1 3 (12.50%) Microsoft